Bariatric Surgeon/Medical Director
Bariatric Center for Excellence is seeking an experienced bariatric surgeon to serve in the role as medial director. Candidate will be expected to perform bariatric procedures and oversee their hospital based bariatric surgery program. The candidate must meet Center for Excellence Medical Director criteria.
The hospital is offering an excellent compensation and benefit package that that includes sign-on and production bonuses, health insurance, dental/vision insurance, 401K, malpractice coverage, loan reimbursement, CME, and relocation expenses.
The hospital is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 25 mid-Missouri counties.
The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation. The hospital employs over 1600 on its staff and 350 physicians on the medical staff. It is licensed by the state of Missouri and accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC). The hospital is currently a Magnet Hospital for its nursing excellence and has also been named the number one hospital in central Missouri and number five overall hospital in the state by U.S. News and World Report. It is the only hospital in mid-Missouri with a 5-star rating from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.
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